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  • Extreme energy, extreme weather

    Extreme energy, extreme weather
    There were no tornado warnings last Friday night, when I muted the Nationals game around 11 p.m. I listened intently through my living-room window. A train, I thought. Definitely a train. I should have known better. The warnings have been building for...
  • Iran Raid Likely To Drag In U.S. And Hurt Global Economy

    Iran Raid Likely To Drag In U.S. And Hurt Global Economy
    MUNICH (Reuters) - An Israeli raid on Iran's nuclear facilities would deliver a painful shock to the global economy, revive flagging Islamist militancy and possibly drag the United States into a regional war whether it backed its ally's attack or not. As...
  • Harford County Adopts 2012 International Building Codes

    With Harford County Council Bill 11-51 having been enacted into law, Harford County has completed the legislative process of updating its building and mechanical codes to the applicable 2012 International Codes, commonly called I-Codes, prior to the...
  • When the pump runs dry

    When the pump runs dry
    Under international pressure over its nuclear ambitions, Iran is now threatening to take pre-emptive action, which could include disrupting oil supplies to the West. It will come as a shock to most Americans, but no presidential candidate — nor,...
  • Harford to host 2012 IECC seminar

    The 2012 International Energy Conservation Code, as adopted by Harford County, takes effect July 1. To help provide better understanding of the concepts of the code, the Harford County Department of Inspections, Licenses and Permits is hosting a seminar...
  • Building a better home: Behind the drywall

    Building a better home: Behind the drywall
    Homebuilders spend a bundle dressing their model homes so you are seduced by their sectionals and wowed by their wallpaper. What's behind the walls, though, is what determines if a house is best in show or just for show. True, "they don't build ‘em...
  • Europe, and especially Germany, are banking on coal

    Much of Europe may be moving toward renewable energy, but here in the Rhine Valley, where coal has always been king, this little town has become more roadkill on the fossil fuels autobahn. Three power plants fueled by lignite coal, the granddaddy of...
  • Green Home Tax Incentives

    Green Home Tax Incentives
    While many homeowners may grumble over the price tags on energy-efficient appliances and products, federal tax credits are making going green more affordable. In 2006 the Treasury Department and the IRS issued guidance (Notice 2006-26), which allowed...
  • Reinventing Kyoto

    AS PRESIDENT BUSH sat across the table last week from European leaders steamed about his approach to global warming, he could at least bask in the knowledge that even though the compromise he engineered isn't exactly the right thing to do, it's less wrong...
  • Lower bills with 5 energy savers

    This time of year, homeowners' thoughts often turn to ways of keeping their heating bills in check as the weather cools. If the brisk air isn't enough to motivate you, the federal government is kicking in a little incentive. Tax breaks for installing and...
  • Oil hits record; even Saudis can't save us

     
    by Frank James Well, so much for Saudi Arabia's plan to lower world oil prices by promising to produce more oil. Crude oil futures rose to nearly $140-a-barrel before deciding that it had scared the bejesus out of everyone......